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post #11 of 15 Old 09-22-2013, 09:37 PM
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I'm going to say this is a respect issue and has taking advantage of you.

find a trainer to help you. And stop taking his crap. Get after him.

he needs a Come To Jesus meeting. Make him fear for his life and demand he respects you.

He's just going to continue to walk all over you.
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post #12 of 15 Old 09-23-2013, 03:19 AM Thread Starter
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CLaporte432 I can't afford a trainer but I will change my way and make him come to terms with whose boss
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post #13 of 15 Old 09-23-2013, 04:13 AM
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He is right on top of your head.
Watch some videos on how to gain respect from the horse, how to be more consistent.
He sounds like a brat that needs to stand away from his buddies for a long time, safely tied or stalled, to make him realise nothing will happen on his demands. Of course, rule out any pain by a vet, but at the moment he might even be dangerous for the vet.
Do not let him get away with anything else, or soon you will have a very dangerous horse..
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post #14 of 15 Old 09-23-2013, 05:24 AM Thread Starter
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He is being tied up each day now AWAY from other horses.

Apparently his sire had a mean streak
in him I think it was given to chance as well
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post #15 of 15 Old 09-25-2013, 12:07 AM Thread Starter
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I had a vet out and it's and inflammation around the spine.
He is going to have some massage therapy done
Thanks
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